Which License Should I Use?

Steven D'Aprano steve at REMOVETHIScyber.com.au
Mon Nov 28 23:10:17 CET 2005

On Mon, 28 Nov 2005 12:40:07 -0600, Rocco Moretti wrote:

> Gaak! No! The Python license you point to contains horrible amounts of 
> cruft due to the ownership ping-pong game. (And just using the hyperlink 
> like you did leaves it vauge as to who is doing the liscensing - Steven 
> D'Aprano? the PSF? BeOpen? CNRI? Stichting Mathematisch Centrum?)  As I 
> understand it, the PSF's official position is that the Python license 
> (even just the top most one) is not appropriate for any program besides 
> Python itself.
> http://wiki.python.org/moin/PythonSoftwareFoundationLicenseFaq

Well, I've just learnt something. Thank you. I'll be having a long talk
with the experience Python developer who advised me to do that... 


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